Financial secretary Paul Chan leaves the Legislative Council after delivering his budget speech on February 27. Since then, Chan has announced a series of measures to help businesses and sections of the society hard hit by six months of protests and the US-China trade war. Photo: Bloomberg
Financial secretary Paul Chan leaves the Legislative Council after delivering his budget speech on February 27. Since then, Chan has announced a series of measures to help businesses and sections of the society hard hit by six months of protests and the US-China trade war. Photo: Bloomberg

Letters | Hong Kong’s financial secretary is misguided if he thinks money can buy happiness

  • Not only does one survey show a weak correlation between economic growth and happiness, but researchers elsewhere have also found societies to be most unhappy during times of war and strife

Financial secretary Paul Chan leaves the Legislative Council after delivering his budget speech on February 27. Since then, Chan has announced a series of measures to help businesses and sections of the society hard hit by six months of protests and the US-China trade war. Photo: Bloomberg
Financial secretary Paul Chan leaves the Legislative Council after delivering his budget speech on February 27. Since then, Chan has announced a series of measures to help businesses and sections of the society hard hit by six months of protests and the US-China trade war. Photo: Bloomberg
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